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Rogers takes helm as campus director

August 18th 11:36 am

UAF Bristol Bay Campus says goodbye to longtime director

Unalaska tests public bus service

August 18th 11:35 am

Unalaska offering free public transportation during the day this week

CVRF completes record-breaking summer youth-to-work program

August 18th 11:35 am

 Coastal Villages Region Fund's summer 2017 Youth-to-Work program has concluded with record participation from Western Alaska youth. This year, over 775 young Alaskans from the Coastal Villages Region Fund region were hired through the Youth-to-Work program, [...]

In Brief

August 18th 11:35 am

Troopers seek info on Koliganek assault suspect By Liam Wright KDLG News Sean Nelson, 25, is being sought by authorities in Koliganek. Neither the VSPO, nor troopers had any luck tracking down Sean Nelson through the day Thursday. Troopers believe he was [...]

Bristol Bay museum continues to grow

August 18th 11:34 am

Donations have included everything from jewelry to full-sized wooden sail boats

Seafood companies capitalize on home meal kit trend

August 18th 11:34 am

Alaska aims to get in on the growing popularity of home meal kits that will deliver seafood directly to American kitchens.   The kits typically offer a subscription-based service where customers order weekly meals based on how many people they plan to feed [...]

Clark's Point drawing families back by reopening school

August 18th 11:33 am

When a school closes in rural Alaska, families who stay face tough choices. They can send their children away to school in another village or city, or they can homeschool their kids. Clark's Point fought for a third option, to reopen their school. The school, [...]

Port Moller test fishery looks back on predictions

August 18th 11:33 am

Unprecedented Nushagak run added to the challenge of this season's data collection

Plant that only grows on Adak receives new attention

August 18th 11:32 am

Efforts to find fern elsewhere have been fruitless, as have attempts to cultivate it

Fischer celebrates 60th year of fishing

August 18th 11:32 am

The end of this salmon season marked the 60th consecutive year of fishing for Archie Fischer. He is a Bristol Bay native who has seen the commercial fishing industry evolve over the past half a century. He wrapped up his salmon season at the end of July. He [...]

4-H Culture Camp in Clark's Point focuses on Alaska Native heritage

August 18th 11:31 am

Students spend three days learning about area animals, traditional dances and crafts

Obituary - Elizabeth Paulin

August 18th 11:31 am

Elizabeth Paulin Elizabeth Ann Paulin of Athol, Mass..; Berwick, Maine; and most recently of Worcester, Mass., died July 27, 2017, after a lengthy struggle with Alzheimer's Disease at age 86. Elizabeth was born in Boston in 1931 to Timothy Daley of [...]

The failed voyage of the Akutan

August 18th 10:55 am

How a custom processor for a group of Bristol Bay drift boats ran out of money in 2017

Study: Rural Alaska dental aides make a difference in oral health

August 18th 10:48 am

Once challenged by dentists, aides ensure residents have more preventive care and fewer extractions

Opinion: Education is worth investing in as a community

August 18th 10:46 am

In our household, there's one week left before school starts up. That means one week left to wean my children off late nights and even later mornings, and a return to a more structured week with regular dinners and bedtimes and piano lessons and the like. It [...]

Opinion: Carbon monoxide is an often overlooked threat

August 18th 10:45 am

As a weatherization professional, I spend a lot of time investigating indoor environmental problems, and am well aware of the dangers of carbon monoxide, or CO, the invisible, colorless gas produced by common fuel-burning appliances such as boilers, ovens, [...]

Opinion: Going home, after 20 years of drinking

August 18th 10:45 am

One man's sincere struggle to leave the streets of Anchorage Melvin Ivanoff stood up at a meeting of Alaska Native men and said he was afraid he would soon be on the streets again. Ivanoff stayed drunk and homeless in Anchorage for 20 years. He was one of [...]

Two more Alaska schools close due to shrinking enrollments

August 18th 10:44 am

A tiny school on St. George Island in the Bering Sea and an alternative school in the Interior's Delta Junction have shut their doors due to shrinking enrollments, according to the state education department. Both New Horizons High School and St. George [...]

Opinion: Message from the new publishers of the Alaska Dispatch News

August 18th 10:43 am

This weekend, we made a bold first step to ensure the future of the Alaska Dispatch News going forward. At the same time the paper has filed for bankruptcy protection, we've entered an agreement to purchase the ADN and immediately take control of the [...]

Rural Alaska crews head south to help fight fires

August 18th 10:43 am

Crews from Upper Kalskag, Selawik and Noorvik will battle blazes in Lower 48

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